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Dec 2, 2012 12:15am EST
big televisions and then there are mitsubishi, they're the leaders in technology only think of the big football stadiums, they do create those, would be good to your favorite movie theater this is the same technology so it is like a movie theater in your 206 $10.99 and every time we've done it to be sheet it has gone into the customer pack. i have been working out but check this out. in a john eastman needs to help me. hello. >>guest: i took it to you was about to go over backwards. >>guest: and >>host: knows everything there3 an about televisions and more importantly, nobody knows more about the lp or home theaters than you. there really are the best. >>guest: they make more dlp tepees and in the other manufacturers combined. it is digital light processing and if he could to a movie theater 80 percent in this country do feature premium dlp and of the washington and it was getting quality, grape color saturation in amazing definition, high resolution in your not losing some of the impact you normally would get when you get a lesser technology in the same dlp technology that you fin
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Dec 9, 2012 12:00pm EST
the evolution of language and technology and invention and art and science come which no other primate has done. very simple example of primates creating tools for using language, but it was indefinitely expandable hierarchical fashion. >> host: so you're thinking of the main functions of the neo cortex has been this high-level functions such as decision-making, inhibiting and proper actions. i mean, the neo cortex is a huge number of things. >> guest: it does lots of things that high on both levels and uses the same algorithm. i've recognized the ages of objects for crossfires ofa and obvious functions that he got at the high-level, how to recognize and say she's pretty but that was funny. it exists at the highest level of the conceptual hierarchy. one powerful piece of evidence that came out was what happens to be one, a region of the neo cortex of the optic nerve stillson, generally the process is a very primitive pattern and images, like the ages of objects. so this low-level, simple patterns. what happens to it and it congenitally blind person? it actually gets taken over by the f
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Dec 9, 2012 7:45am EST
fight. at sea, there are a number of similarly important technological changes. obviously there was steam. steam have been around for generation or more. the application of universal use of steam and warships both on the blockade and those attempting to run the blockades, rifled guns just as rifled muskets. rifled artillery extended the range and accuracy of the ship can it. thereby elevating the impact of warships over guns ashore. going into the civil war the general notion was 10 guns ashore will defeat 10 guns upload every time. mainly because they don't sink. but with the new rifle, ordnance and explosive shells changes the balance of the. and, of course, the one that everybody recalls is armor. ship armor. we talked last time i think about that. the famous battle. and even the emergence of the suffering. so technologically there's all this going on. but also, and you mentioned manpower, the size of the navy dramatically -- were used to -- 16,000, at sea, they community began with 42 ships. the confederacy began for practical persons -- purposes with known to both are dramatica
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Dec 3, 2012 6:45am EST
take this with you everywhere that you go, the technology is that difference. you cannot duplicate. if you have been on the sidelines if it has a large charging base you do not need to plug this, batteries are included pop this in your suitcase when you travel i keep mine in my handbag i used to wrap my toothbrush and toilet paper. or cute. gibbons' that i have made to iceland summit. 6 c13 is fun and functional. you want to get colors and stains off of your teeth. you can use your toothbrush effectively. daughter had a problem with cartertartar but the last time we that dentist said her teeth are in better shape because of technology. you know with your teeth feel fresh and clean and polish? that is the feeling you are going to get with slim summit. >>host: and there are seven reasons to get this. --and there are so many reasons to get--that is the feeling you are going to get with slim sonic. >>host: you have three gifts under $10 each. head and you get three additional brush had spurteheads. when you need more we sell five tax-free this is a smart choice we are prescient the ort
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Dec 2, 2012 12:00pm EST
and fun it makes technology find it does not have to be complicated you feel stupid. there are tablets out there that are complex to use. do not use them, the kindle fire is no. 1 and its class of the 7 in. for a reason. people have used it and loved it. i thought we were having four flex payments so i am thrilled to death that we have 5 flex payments and freesia bank and handling. that is why we are approaching a almost 18,000 on today -- i love the free shipping and handling. i love the way that this works >>guest: about to play a game i am new to this game called cut the rope. 1 to stock it is all you what to is cut the ropes. that is addictive. people have been asking me how is this different from typical android tablet? a lot of things quite frankly. this is an android based tablet that is number one operating system in the country. amazon has taken and the typical operating system and made it more simple. they have their own user interface like the carrousel3 showing you earlier. to finish my like other android operating systems this does play flash video and the amazon c
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Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm EST
missile technology to be able to use it in ways of their choosing down the road. and this, as i said earlier, would be very destabilizing, i think, to not only the region, but to the international security environment. who's helping them in my assessment of their ability to be able to launch this missile? i think that they have progressively gained better technology over time, and they have progressively gained that through a number of methods over a number of years and decades. to the degree that they will be more successful than they were last time in such a short period of time and how that -- what they've done to correct it, i can't tell you how they assess that. we'll just have to -- should they choose to go ahead with it, we'll just have to see how it goes. >> -- moving into the region to monitor this? >> well, i won't go into the specifics of how we or our allies position ourselves to insure that we understand what's happening, but we do watch this very carefully, watch it very closely. of course, in my role as the pa-com commander, my number one priority is to insure that we
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Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
acquire dual use technology and technology with military application, to plant banking operation, very important for our efforts, such as a bank that is underused treasury sanctions, and the british treasury, is operating out of iran. the iranian drug trade is an especially pernicious activity that is targeting south caucasus. while iran is becoming increasingly a transit country -- iran is running its own front operations such as production, supervised by pharmacists and professional chemists, and trying to run this with the boats into azerbaijan, et cetera. i would like the rest of my presentation to be included in the record and just focus on our policy recommendations. the u.s. needs to expand antiterrorism and drug trafficking cooperation between the u.s. and the three south caucasus states, neutralizing iranian subversive activities, focused intelligence community efforts on electing and neutralizing i were aiming -- activities and financial technology transfer sectors in the region, cooperative with the western and other allies. uphold the interests of small south caucasus count
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Dec 7, 2012 8:00pm EST
industry, technology play such an important role in enabling us to have been. investing today in data analytics capabilities that identify care and support positions of patience and relevant information. one example [inaudible] -- to identify individuals before it occurs. in a month, identifies more than 407 numbers and produces over 800,000 workers. conversion rates for these interactions been a member got the message in the gap in care was closed. leading to higher quality at lower cost. our vision includes technology that enables practice management , practices that use different electronic health records to exchange information and talk to each other. this allows physicians to share patient information in real-time to further reduce the gap care. we also support health plan members with an array of service and programs designed for making health and addressing chronic position. for members to assessment -- [inaudible] dc-10 to the humana vitality, personalized portal that rewards the number for following a customized exercise and diet and lifestyle plan. essentially we are borrowi
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Dec 8, 2012 7:00pm EST
from the technology world. we got the database together back in the early 80s and we were one of the first to go on the -- and we wrap their mind around that project and we were able to make the store more profitable. but over the years, most recently in order to diversify, we started our own digital book on demand business called the toy bookmakers, where we make books, literally physically make books. we take the manuscript. we formatted into a book. we print the pages. we did that include. we trim it up, slap a cover on it and we make beautiful books. for our local authors that want to self-publish and also for some of the you know, some of the professors for textbooks, for people that want to do a famous cookbook. we stay right at the cutting-edge of print technology and the other avenue we have gone down to to stay on top of things as we started our own publishing company called fast success. the inspiration for it was of course if we found a manuscript that we loved, we knew that we could sell it, so we just had to find the right author, the right manuscript and so we are onto
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Dec 1, 2012 7:00pm EST
possibility as we do today. but carson was aware that there was a similar technology that had developed on a parallel track, one that also got started in 1839, was developed during the war and came into wide use of that is the right word after the war. she got this other technology offered a parallel example that the public could understand and this was one of the important premises of "silent spring" was trying between pesticides and associate elegy, which was this one. now that is an animation. that is not a real explosion. to see it from that distance can ever take eight or nine minutes for the soundwave to get to you if you are far enough to see an explosion like that. but it illustrates what i'm talking about. this is not animation. this is the explosion that occurred on march 1st 1954 at bikini atoll and the marshall islands in the south pacific. this was the first hydrogen bomb. dirt than one device a few months before this period was a practical bomb. it is as big as a building and can be with the nice. but this is something that could be put on an airplane and trapped somewhere. thi
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Dec 2, 2012 4:00am EST
from yesterday taking the best technology in making its appeal to us today, in a very convenient3 portable sewing machine with a stainless steel bed to you do not have to worry about the pen scratching, like you do not have to worry about catching them get launcher raise, if an automatic and needled the rhetoric in see the light underneath, plenty of light and this is the lever that you will pull menu to automatic button hole. i do want to show you, all of the accessories will be stored on board at your fingertips it is easy to access the peak with the machine and to show you how those work. get what touche take these off and show you, this is the only machine and the line of the one at the bottom stability in the battle legs will keep the machine from working on heavy items such as aid to take cover, i large draperies because we know that you will be doing the core projects with this. this does have the extra stability and also does have an interior all metal frame on the inside, i know you cannot open here and show you but it is metal frame, it will keep it from shaking, stabili
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Dec 2, 2012 11:00am EST
we have sold 3 million of these. it is the no. one system and japan. not only is she the technology expert, she does not need to be a no no user anymore. she is one of the millions of people that this will work to get rid of the unwanted hair. >>guest: hair removal is usually nontechnical. to radiant see you see all of the countries worldwide, 3 million is a big number. maybe it has been on your favorite talk shows. and does this really work?we will talk about the technology in the moment we do have some exclusive fun colors this is the best place to get your no! no!. >>host: to purple, red, pink, silver, or black. you get your 8 in. cord, you have your boss ink pads, your cleaning brush, you your near a tip for the face--narrow step for the face. it everything you need for your face. under $50 to bring this home. normally we do an hour on the no! no! was on here,6 c13 sold 40,000 devotees. these [reading] da i will now that jennifer crawford explain to you how this works. than we think painful and then we think competitive. >>guest: you will on this for good. -- zero in this for go
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Dec 9, 2012 5:15pm EST
machine technologies that transform petroleum industry in the past five years, the horizontal tracking and other developments that have made it possible with a much smaller surface reached much larger tropes of fuel than in the past. the green energy sources that consumed the most valuable part of the global environment, which is the surface of the earth, air above all soils on the surface of the earth. you know, you have cells in windmills and biofuels and all of these systems waste what is important, which is the surface it ears, while ignoring the almost infinite tropes of energy below the surface of the earth that can be reached with a very small footprint of usable land. >> what is all true wisdom and how does that fit into the capitalist system? >> all true wisdom is an orientation towards the needs of others. i believe capitalism is intrinsically altruistic. that is to say that capitalism is based on making investment without any assurance that others will respond to god. capitalist investments only work if they respond imaginatively to the needs of others. that is why
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Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
be incredible, future fighter planes that will be incredible. we've got great technologies, but none of that, none of that is worth a damn without the men and women in uniforms who were led to the dead lights on. that is the real strength. that is the heart and soul of what makes us the strongest country in the world. we owe them as a result of that the finest medical care that this nation can provide. and that's why i'm so grateful that we have the greatest medical health care system in the world right here. the strength of our system wise if you and people like you, thousands of dedicated professionals who are committed to caring for her sick and four injured, lies with each of you. this, as i've said before is a place where miracles happen and you are the miracle workers. today i went to thank you along with the entire military medical community for the exceptional care and the exceptional support that you provide for our servicemembers, the men and women in uniform. for their families and for military retirees, who give them them -- you give them a second chance at life. thi
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Dec 2, 2012 1:30am EST
about making computer technology so much easier and of course we have our friend bill duggan who is back. that if there is a computer that is famous notre hsn but the world over it is the is lightweight and gives you the performance of a high-end computer it is everything all in one. is >>guest: so and so sexy. you 1 this keyboard is6 c13 back lead keyboard and you can compute in the dark it is a glass soft pad and the metal casing is all one piece of metal so if it drops it is one solid piece it will crack. what you will be receiving is a phenomenal construction and it is the thickness of the time so you could take it wherever you go. you can spin around and see how beautiful it is a and i want a pen out all these amazing ports sweater built- in you have an slot for you to picture camera and pitchers, 2 usb ports and usb three technology which will allow you to transfer data that a standard usb you have a thunderbolt and that is something that intel and apple developed to allow you to transfer it permission 10 times faster than usb since you can in the south at a faster rate. there
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Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
having businesses get back into the game. we are going to support businesses and technologies where britain has a clear technology advantage. we will extend our global lead in aerospace and support the supply chain for advanced infection. we've also support british companies to new emerging markets in asia and africa and the americas. and increasing the funding for the uk by over 25% a year. so they can help more firms build the capacity of overseas british chambers and maintain our country's position as the number one destination in europe for foreign investment. we are launching a new 1.5 billion pounds export finance facility to support the purchase of british export. [cheers] third, we are addressing the credit problems of companies we are providing it with 1 billion pounds of extra capital which will leave her either planning to help small firms and bring together existing ones. fourth, we are going to cut business taxes go further. let me tell you how. the temporary doubling of the small business rate relief scheme helps the small firms were 350,000 firms paying pay no right a
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Dec 8, 2012 9:00pm EST
society had generated technology and political networks that seemed to have conquered the globe. at this point, it was not only possible to go around the world. it had become a poplar past time. representation of doing a circumnavigation became playful, entizing -- enticing even joy us. there were costs. not all of them hidden. there seemed to be hidden glories making an swing around the planet. over the 20th century and now to the 21st century. the confidence has given way to doubt. technology logically now reforms of travel especially airplane and rocket propelled safe travel -- safe 19th century. equally, it's now clear that imperialism ha smoothed way for early under political and social conditions that would be unwise and unjust. above all, there's a growing sense of the planet as again beginning to bite back or slug us off. now that the environmental cost have begun to hunt us. we live with all three legacies of around the world travel. a reemerging fear that the planet could slug us off. continuing confident we might be able to generate technologies and political alliances to domi
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Dec 5, 2012 8:00pm EST
deciding they want to empower themselves with new skills. the great news is that technology advances are going to not only lower the time and cost of getting that kind of skill acquisition, but will make it, you know, much more accessible, and with we have to ensure our student aid programs are not in the way of it. right now, we have a student aid program, the pelle grants or the loan programs, they are credit institutions. they don't accredit courses. that, obviously, is weighed towards your traditional, four-year, land grant universities. nothing wrong with that. i went to the university of florida, a school that's going to crush the sugar bowl, but anyway -- [laughter] that doesn't get me points with mitch mcconnell, but what about folks who can't? they want online course here, a credit from this school here. credit courses so we're not discriminating against allowing people 20 -- to acquire setting. reform pell pell grants and loan programs. that's a bipartisan thing. the second thing i would do is have students have more information. that's why i sponsored the right no know bef
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Dec 2, 2012 10:00pm EST
technology. you saw how fastvideo. like we were just saying you are not waiting or getting frustrated. you know what that means?you are not getting fed up.argonaut fed up with your old computer? i was. -- are you not you want faster downloads, you want faster internet. you want faster email. if you are like our caller from florida who had visual acuity problems. i want to be able to see what i am texting.u download the application and text for free on my telephone i cannot see what is going on. if you got it because it is easier to see. forget the fact it is easier to use. not only is it going to take you to a whole new world (...) i will say you have no idea what you will be doing until you get this home. and i mean that. you are going to discover things on the amazon appstorec13 will start cooking. maybe learn a language. and did you know this will read to you? in a different language it could read a book to you to your kids. that is scratching the surface. have you heard of amazon?you can downloaded application and turn this into a 7 in. gps. you can do that.not only tha
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Dec 3, 2012 4:00am EST
special from our good friend todd english. he is bringing us the green pen technology will be featuring cookie sheets cake and squared this will launch tonight at midnight please some is that it will be our very best value of the tomorrow we have more of ourfan shot coming your way to please all messed up rear guard to get all of football gets covered will be right back. [commercial] [reading] [♪ music ♪] >>host: multicolor luck are football fans shot continues here hsn, my goodness our model does not taken down. we are done i am walking off. that's great if that is one of the paris players. >>host: this is one of home team vision serve buff throat the measure 60 in. by 80 in. they get soft fur with each squash and use. wear run off for you to flex payments plus reduce shipping and handling. this is a great time to buy them for absolutely everybodydaughters, neighbors ago as as as possible throughout our teams and antthony will explain the and team spirit if you see your team that means we your team available but we do not know how long it will last because were getting to
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Dec 10, 2012 12:00am EST
byproduct of phenomenal advances in technology and the art of medicine as compassion. but when we have thin constitute of medicine saying 30% of the time we miss the mark, we have to study this. we have to make it a discipline of science and say, how can we look at this like we would look at cancer? where are the cracks? where are the mistakes and how can be streamline care, and that's why i decided to write "uncombattable." >> host: that statistic of 30%, problems of quality, waste, variability, is a stunning statistic. why do you think that -- you mentioned culture a little while ago. what is it about the culture of health care where those types of activities have been allowed to go on for such a length of time ? if you look at any other industry, 30% waste or 30% error rate, really would be unacceptable. how does that occur within health care and medicine? >> guest: it's a great wonder why people tolerate 30% waste in health care but they wouldn't tolerate it in any other industry. i talked -- the average income of an american in the united states has gone up 30% over the last decad
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Dec 3, 2012 8:00pm EST
the center for democracy and technology. what is the current law when it comes to law enforcement and e-mails and cell phones? >> guest: the short answer is that is confused and the longer answer is for e-mail that is less than 180 days old law enforcement need to warrant -- for e-mail more than 180 years old, it is just a subpoena, so there's no judicial intervention, no high standard of proof. for documents you store in the clouds, if you store something with google docs and come back and edit it, that is available with a subpoena. cell phones, there is no statutory provision about location information. so the courts have been in different places. some say if it is real-time location, for that they need a warrant. others say this gps location for that they need a warrant. there is not a clear rule yet for cell phone. >> host: what are the changes the judicial committee has approved? >> guest: they focus on content of communications. they said it should matter how will the content is. it shouldn't matter whether you stored it with this kind of a communication service provider or
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Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm EST
missile? i have progressively gained better technology over time and progressively gained back during number of methods over a number of years and decades. .. the announcement of radar for the ally. do you have an update on that program and other efforts underway or envisioned to increase broadly missile defense, our pasture there, and that of our allies and partners. >> well, yes, i have nothing further to add they are can wanted to discuss that with our allies to determine the times and location so i have nothing more than that. when it comes to missile ballistic defense, there's a problem that affects our partners, allies in the region, as well as the homeland in that we'll continue to wait for opportunity to be able to strengthen our partnerships and our capabilities with our allies to be able to deal with the threats as they e emerge. we're going that today. >> intercepters, anything else? >> at this point in time, i'm not prepared to talk about any of the details of that. i would just say that we continue to look for opportunities to improve our capabilities as the threat set ch
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Dec 9, 2012 9:00am EST
could help us from the technology world. we got the database together back in the early '80s and were one of the first to go on to a computer system. so once you got -- that was, we wrapped our mind around that project, then we were able to make the store more profitable. but over the years, um, most recently is that in order to diversify we started our own digital book-on-demand business called the troy bookmakers where we make books. we literally physically make books. we, um, we take the manuscript, we format it into a book, we print the pages, we dip it in glue, we trim it up, slap a cover on it, and we make beautiful books. for our local authors that want to self-publish and also for some of the, you know, for some of the professors that want to do textbooks, for people that want to do family cookbook, you name it. but we've stayed right at the cutting edge of digital printing technology. and the other avenue that we've gone down to to stay on top of things is we started our own publishing company called staff picks press. and the inspiration for it was, of course, staff pic
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Dec 5, 2012 12:00pm EST
science, technology, engineering, and math. the hard sciences that we have too few in terms of graduates from our colleges and universities. this bill passed in the house of representatives with 245 votes, and was originally sponsored by my friend and colleague, lamar smith of texas, and is very similar to a piece of legislation i myself have introduced earlier this year. the goal of this legislation is one that i think is -- enjoys broad bipartisan support, and that is to help the united states retain more of the highly skilled immigrants who come to study at our colleges and universities. in particular, this bill would make eligible for a green card those who graduate in the stem fields who get a master's degree or a ph.d. and so we would not add to the net number of green cards that would be eligible, there is 55,000 diversity lottery visa green cards that would be substituted for by these stem green cards. now, we all know that america's immigration system is broken, and, unfortunately, it's a self-inflicted wound in many respects, but in particular by diving away highly sk
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Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm EST
, technology, and space exploration. when the nasa rover curiosity thrilled all of us with its perfect landing on mars this past august, the hands of kay's legislative leadership were on the controls. working with kay as a member of the appropriations committee, i know just how dedicated she is to ensuring that taxpayers' dollars are spent wisely and efficiently. she is a champion for our small business owners and for policies that promote free enterprise and job creation. her complete commitment to the men and women of our armed forces is reflected in her years of service on the armed services committee as well as the military construction subcommittee on appropriations and her unanimous election this year to serve as chairman of the board of visitors at west point. mr. president, in the afterward to her book, kay wrote that as a young girl growing up in texas, she was so inspired by the lives of great americans that by the sixth grade she had exhausted all of the biographies on the school library shelf and had to turn elsewhere for book report material. i'm sure that the story of her
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Dec 2, 2012 3:00pm EST
? >>guest: you are getting the bluetooth technology and the media streamer the movie houses are going blu- ray now. when you add the media streaming capability and turning your tv the you invested a lot of money to a smart tv and you can use it as a slide show and there a usb port in the toshiba streamer and blu-ray player. i do not have to hook up another device becomes a multimedia center and turn your tv with high- definition in great picture quality for media experience and you are streaming directly to it and you are streaming her family photos and in this so much more than a media player. >>host: we will bring the item number of bundt www.hsn.com but if you want to shop this and other electronic items you can do that by going to www.hsn.com.true 1080 p item 198-9 810. darrell if you can check on this tv, it is brilliant. >>guest: screen is arepa what i love wirelessly the blu- ray player was invalid take all these family memories and projected on the tv because of the usb port. you have the blu-ray player hooked up to your tv and let's go back to media streaming.media streamers'
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Dec 4, 2012 9:00am EST
missed opportunity? >> the dr. jekyll technology parts. >> science, technology, engineering and math are fundamental to the growth of the economy and the united states obviously has work to do, my oldest daughter is doing her doctorate in math. there's a substantial contribution to national security in any case. with respect to the dr. jekyll and mr. hyde bit, economic growth is fundamental and innovation is the key engine for that and freedom is the foundation for that. i think we will see this play out in interesting ways globally including within china, and as we work to have a very open system economically and take advantage of technology, we also need to look at what needs to be done to deal with the threats of not just cyber but biotech and so on and look at doing that in partnership, and the partners we look at, and a substantial conversation about the rules of the road in cyberspace, we do that with many others, a fundamental issue. >> got a little bit from global security, the issue of the islands is primarily an issue of energy, and we are seeing it all over the world today, we
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Dec 2, 2012 5:30am EST
technology and they released it at the end of august by the time christmas comes around everybody will 1 this was a strategic move by nintendo. you know what it is an incredible point i will leave it to you. >>host: your new shopper our regular chopper here hsn new can purchase this with any credit card it will get it home for you 7 $5 we ship it to you within 48 and i know you were kiddicutting it very close for holiday gifts just we have also the extended holiday return because you have all wait till the end january so for the or nephews and nieces you want to give it to you how to the end of january to return it if they do not absolutely adore the system. you know have to pay ever stocking feet because we make it easy here for you hsn. i want you to know that this is the6 c13 consol that will grow with will not only pplay games but it will also serve% social media if you want to buy this beautiful pink is only available here hsn it is only exclusive here and we have more quantities available we also have a great read those are the only colors we have available we have about a thousa
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Dec 2, 2012 5:30pm EST
. anyone that really loves technology and wants to function beautifully, the kindle is such a great choice. >>host: will you friend me on facebooked? i would love for you to chat with me to find13 what you think and especially since you are trying a tablet for the -- first timethe the first time. -- i bought the vipre today's special that had 10 licenses and does that work with this? >>guest: the one that was the today's special works on computers but we do have one for tablet' show everyone right now. >>host: we are going to say goodbye and happy holidays. he >>caller: you also. >>host: thank you for shopping with the today's special. >>guest: you guys who are asking about the vipre the best thing is that not only does itprotect your tablets but if it is stolen it will locate it for you. you can erase the informational retrieve the information in the highly recommend vipre because it works on any android device. it will cover to mobile phones and a tabletas long as their android products. >>host: recommeni am going to get the kindle fire immediately when i get off the air. i have to order
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Dec 4, 2012 11:00pm EST
set the standard for improving buildings, technology and other areas for the disabled. without the u.s. except in its leadership role, it is possible that different standards could be adopted internationally. this would for one example please disabled travelers at a disadvantage. they would be forced to do with different standards while traveling overseas and many countries there has been a significant investment in infrastructure to improve access for the disabled and in many cases a misunderstanding about what rights disabled person should be afforded. ratifying this treaty will help the u.s. clarify to the world that people with disabilities have dignity. but they are capable of living full and meaningful lives. for instance, article vi of the convention on the rights of persons with disability addresses the issue of women with disabilities. the article provides the parties shall take all appropriate measures to ensure the full development, advancement and empowerment of women for guaranteeing them the exercise and enjoyment of the human rights and fundamental freedoms set out i
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Dec 10, 2012 8:00am EST
answering that question, i would say follow the technological trends that are transforming all digital businesses. the first that i would probably observe is the dramatic shift from hardware to software-centric systems. the minute you are able to do more in software rather than proprietary hardware, i think the full creativity of software engineering comes into play. i think that's coming to television. right now if you ask the consumer what's the tv experience in my home, they'll talk about a box that sits on their credenza above their tv, they'll talk about a remote control, they'll talk about the things they don't like about that, to be perfectly candid. but increasingly, the functionings that those devices serve -- functions that those devices serve are going to be able to be migrated into software rather than proprietary hardware equipment, and i think you'll get faster innovation cycles. so a company can innovate the guide overnight. not over the course of a hardware replacement. and i think that when you do that, you start thinking about the other great trend that we've seen ush
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Dec 3, 2012 8:30pm EST
. i point to the work of todd park, the new chief technology officer who made a name for themselves at the department of health and human services by posting hacker thongs for he would invite developers to take data and build apps and visualizations and business opportunities on that data. he has is the administration's chief technology up there continue that practice. treasury hosted the first such event on finance data bus friday although treasury required the administration to change the event to reconvening, which is much less threatening for those who are used to keeping data close instead of making data public. those events are allowed the office of science and technology policy to identify work apps are. you can discuss value in a couple different ways. primarily whether it is valuable to democracy and people holding the government accountable, or valuable to companies such as members of my coalition of want to use it for new business opportunities or both. our coalition focuses on both vote for democracy and business opportunities are still not disclosed or standardized. althou
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Dec 2, 2012 9:00am EST
smoother and a much swore solid experience because of the vision technology. ap the advanceu processing unit, at this computer the graphics processor and the central processor large into one. what does that mean? better better high- definition, faster internet. how many times do you get on line and you say the internet is low today? it is not the internet it is your computer that is low today. this 70% faster than a typical dual core computer. forgetting about windows 8 for a minute, we will get back to that. i do not care if this wasxp or vista, amd docorer processor that is a lot of but this means less waiting. if you are tired of looking 8, glass or a spinning circles that will go away. you did not have to wait for this computer and will be ready for with the better processor. you are able to6 c13 more with tea 500 gb hard drive. [reading] [reading] >>guest: something i have not said, the battery life is in extended battery life. anywhere from six-11 hours of battery life in a computer that weighs just over 5 lbs.. the processor power more intelligently samsung is one of t
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Dec 10, 2012 1:00am EST
, the old cassette tape idea to using the latest in digital technology, and we're very excited about this transition because that makes it faster, cheaper, more efficient to get good quality reading materials to people when they need it. the service, obviously, is designed for the government to be sure that people have equal collections and access to the materials and in the spirit of all the public libraries in the country, and we have over 15,000 libraries. we have more public libraries than mcdonald's, we have a chance with the service like this to be sure that everyone has a chance to be well-informed citizens, which, obviously, is most critical, but, also to enjoy the rewards of being able to read great novels and great literature and be part of the world around them. we call ourselves the talking book and braille library. we could probably be the talking book library in part because braille ask not as popular as it used to be. braille is expensive to produce. uses a lot of paper. it is a paper-based technology. familiar quotation, new edition came out in the last couple weeks.
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Dec 9, 2012 10:30am EST
us in the technology world. we got the database together back in the early 80s and were one of the first to go onto a computer system. so we wrapped her mind around that project, they were able to make the story more profitable. but over the years, most recently is in order to diversify we started our own digital book on demand called the trade bookmakers, where we make books. we've literally, physically make books. we take the manuscript, format it into a book, print the pages commented domingo, minette, sloppy cover on it and we made beautiful books for our local authors that want to self publish and also for some of the professors that want textbooks, for people that want to do a family coat look, you name it. we stay right cutting edge of digital printing technology. and the other avenue we've gone down to the stay on top of things is arab publishing company called staff picks prius and the inspiration for it was of course fast fix. we knew if we found a manuscript that we loved, we knew we could sell it. so we just had to find the right author, the rate a new script. so we are
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Dec 9, 2012 4:00pm EST
start a company called cultivated with. we do projects that combine humor and technology to tell better stories to make the world less horrible. so day job night job command between sleep job. it's all i think about right now. i want to be one of those makers, not one of the stickers. >> how has having a black president affected your work? >> well, it gives me one other job that is excessive amount, which is great. you can add that to a list of the ag and athletes and sassy black woman, also president. that's pretty cool. expanded the range for one particular job. .. this is booktv on c-span 2. >> pulitzer prize-winning, william kennedy describes albany and "o albany!: improbable city of political wizards, fearless ethnics, spectacular aristrocrats, splendid nobodies, and underrated scoundrels." book tv spoke with mr. kennedy during a recent visit to albany with the help of our partner, time warner cable. >> albany honey bad rap for a very long time because of the politics are one thing, but even way back, way back in the building of the capital in 1870. stanford right, the great
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Dec 9, 2012 9:00pm EST
advances in technology into the heart of compassion and there was a great profession but when you have the institute of medicine say and 40% of the time we miss the mark we've got to study this, we have to make it a discipline of science and say how can we look at this likely will get cancer where are the cracks and the mistakes and how can be streamlined care and that is the main reason i decided to write on accountable. >> host: it is a statistic of 30% it's a stunning statistic why do you think that -- and you mentioned culture a little while ago what is it about the culture of health care where those types of activities have been allowed to go on for such a lifetime for 30% waste or aero rate it would be unacceptable how does that occur within health care? >> guest: it is a wonder how they have 30% leased and health care but in the industry the average income of an american in the united states has gone up about 30% over the last decade they have gone up about 68% of the same time period for health care costs so you wonder why is it that we tolerate this we talk to business leaders tha
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Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm EST
nationally recognized expert on cutting edge issues of law and technology. he has written numerous authoritative opinions, books and articles on the subject of evidence, civil procedure and trial advocacy. he also continues to inspire the next generation of lawyers by teaching classes at both of our law schools, and on several occasions, professor grimm has been awarded the title of outstanding magistrate faculty member. that's as a magistrate judge, he has been able to find time not only to teach but to be an outstanding professor. he has shown his commitment in so many ways to public service. as a magistrate judge, judge grimm is responsible for handling criminal matters such as issuing search warrants, conducting preliminary criminal proceedings and presiding over misdemeanor criminal cases. judge grimm is also responsible for handling civil cases. he has presided over bench and jury trials with the consent of the parties. judge grimm also conducted settlement conferences, resolves discovery disputes and handled other nondepositive matters at the referral of u.s. district judges
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Dec 6, 2012 12:00pm EST
technology, a for-profit college in chicago owned by the career education corporation, one of the major league for-profit colleges. his parents didn't have the means to pay for his education but helped him out by cosigning the loans. now the student and the parents have $103,000 in student loan debt. one of the loans has a 13% interest rate, and the balance continues to rise. this young man, young man would like to finish his degree but he can't afford to. he can't borrow any more money. he is too deeply in debt. how about that for a dilemma? $103,000 in debt, no degree. he can't borrow the money to get a degree. many of these students find out these for-profit courses they took are worthless. they don't transfer anywhere. the diplomacy themselves turn out to be worthless and many employers just laugh at them. you would never know that from the advertising these for-profit schools engage in. i had a group of students in my office this morning. they were from archbishop carroll high school, not too far from the capitol here. they are students who know a little bit about being wooed and e
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Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm EST
building a nuclear weapon putting it on a missile firing into europe or israel getting the technology being able to reach the united states, this is the sort of classic paradigm. the stock of the sum of all fears which is nuclear terrorism. i don't know if you want to comment on what are the risks, what are the real risks of wmd terrorism? >> there are significant risks to the terrorism. we all know the risks in the nuclear bomb and the part of los angeles etc am i etc, but when you look at the chemical and biological, they're also very significant threats there. for instance, you can look at what happened in the world war ii. the japanese army dropped infected fleas and china with 50,000 people, kind of a biotech they killed 50,000 people. chemical weapons, world war i chemical weapons killed at least 90,000 people. and you have these terrorist groups in the middle east. al qaeda has tried very hard for years to develop wmd. probably the closest they came was a group of retired pakistani leaders, really the nuclear program who teamed up with al qaeda to try to help al qaeda to develop the
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Dec 9, 2012 2:00pm EST
recorded pretty much on tape. the whole cassette tape idea to using the in digital technology and were very excited about the transition because it makes it faster, cheaper, more efficient to get it good reading material when they need it. the service is designed for the government to be sure that people have equitable access to these material in the spirit of public libraries in this country. we have over 15,000 libraries. with more public libraries than donald. we had a chance of a service like this to be sure everyone has a chance to be well-informed citizen come which obviously is most critical, but also to enjoy the rewards of being able to read great novels and great literature and be part of the world around us. we call ourselves the talking book and braille library. we could probably call ourselves a talking book library in part because braille is not as popular as it used to be. braille is expensive to produce, it uses a lot of paper. it is a paper-based technology. new addition just came out in the past couple weeks. pretty amazing and pretty important reference tool. in brai
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Dec 2, 2012 6:30am EST
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Dec 7, 2012 9:00am EST
. you see sort of quite a bit of technology, you know, to do manufacturing right now is not what it used to be. you need to have computer skills. you need to have certainly very good work skills. a lot of people need more post secondary education. i have a proposal that would give some tax credits for advanced manufacturing they're making products. other nations are doing this to the e.u. is doing it. you think it's all about competing with china but, in fact, were competing with other advanced economies, and we need to make sure that we're functioning in a global marketplace, both manufacturing and marketing. so we need some work to be done in making sure our tax policy really does look to the future and how we grow entrepreneur but the last thing i was is that basic investment in research, also not to be taken lightly. medical research, research on new energy resources. entrepreneur come out often of these kind of events is where we see basic research funded by the government that we take for granted. if we keep cutting that, if we're not sure about, even r&d tax credits is very i
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Dec 3, 2012 11:00pm EST
have. we still depend on 20 century technology to power 21st century economy. we must bury powerlines purchased 18% of u.s. distribution lines are underground and buried them could make it tremendous difference. some of my constituents had to wait two to three weeks before they could get power. this is unacceptable. we must continue to fully fund fema and review practices to make sure performance as efficiently and effectively as possible. we must build better infrastructure. america spends 2.4% of its economy and infrastructure compared with 5% in europe 9% in china. we are two of 21st century economy and live in the real world of this 2.4% is not sustainable and unsuccessful. we must excel the replacement of natural gas pipelines to releasing the leaking gas filled hundreds of players including blazes that destroyed hundreds of homes. as you mention so eloquently, senator, we messed up ignoring climate change. a server, commerce committee committee and the science is clear to cutting carbon emissions over the long-term is key to reducing the risk from extreme weather. i t
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Dec 10, 2012 8:30am EST
you've heard about the obama campaign communicating with folks, with new technologies. you also had a lot of segmentation. one of the reasons that i was able to do, um, interviews in all the places that i talked about, i happen to speak a very neutral spanish. you can't really place my spanish geographically. kind of quirky set of reasons. and that allowed osa to use me in multiple places. i did one interview all fall, which was orlando, which has a large spanish-language media, but it's a puerto rican electorate. and you don't need somebody with my skill set or even my neutral spanish speaking to puerto ricans. you need fellow puerto ricans speaking to puerto ricans. and that's also true in other parts of the country. there was a much more deliberate effort this time to insure in ads and in media outreach and just people-to-people outreach that you were speaking to and through folks from the same subgroup. >> and different issues as well? i mean, does immigration come into -- >> interesting, the issues this time at least in my experience, and you saw this borne out a little bit in
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Dec 8, 2012 9:00am EST
, science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs, there are 209 of those. service transportation, 100 plus. teacher quality, 82 programs. economic development, 88. transportation assistance, 80. financial literacy, 56 different programs. job training, 47 different job--training programs. homelessness prevention and assistance, 20 programs. food for the hungry, 18, and disaster response preparedness/fema, 7 different programs. >> guest: well, it's not, it's not just outlandish that we have that many programs, what is also outlandish is we don't know if they're working. because when they're passed, there's nothing that says you have to have a metric to see if it's accomplishing the goal, and the biggest defect of the congress since i've been here has been the total lack of oversight of most of the programs. >> host: you recount in "the debt bomb" a story about taking an amendment to the senate floor to get rid of some of these duplication, duplicative programs. what happened? >> guest: uh -- >> host: did it pass? >> guest: well, we have had one more $2 million pass,
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